The desire to conserve energy — that is, laziness — may impel you to tamp with a finger. Try to resist the temptation.
Don’t relight while crossing the street.
Don’t tamp and drive.
Lately I’ve wondered what I would do in the highly unlikely event my doctor warned that my next smoke would kill me.
I’ve decided I would suffer anxiety … over which pipe and tobacco to smoke.
Cigar Aficionado reports that the oldest man in the world — 112 — smokes 12 cigars a day. He doesn’t inhale.
I’m watching “Doc Martin” on Acorn TV and just saw this exchange between the doctor and his 75-year old woman patient whom he’s advised to quit smoking cigarettes:
Woman: My mother smoked a pipe until she was 93.
Doc: And then she died.
Woman: No. She lost her pipe.